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Cost of living in Dublin, Ireland compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 270% | |||
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Food in Dublin (Ireland) is 270% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €10 (E£ 207) | E£ 68 | + 205% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 140) | E£ 63 | + 121% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €4.85 (E£ 100) | E£ 31 | + 219% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.00 (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 61% | |
12 eggs, large | €3.57 (E£ 74) | E£ 16 | + 349% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.44 (E£ 50) | E£ 6 | + 723% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €10 (E£ 207) | E£ 29 | + 616% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.96 (E£ 41) | E£ 15 | + 170% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.16 (E£ 24) | E£ 5.21 | + 360% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €2.00 (E£ 41) | E£ 14 | + 200% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €13 (E£ 273) | E£ 88 | + 208% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €2.26 (E£ 47) | E£ 10 | + 363% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.72 (E£ 36) | E£ 2.60 | + 1269% | |
Housing | + 513% | |||
Housing in Dublin (Ireland) is 513% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €1,188 (E£ 24,577) | E£ 4,715 | + 421% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €1,595 (E£ 33,010) | E£ 2,520 | + 1210% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €160 (E£ 3,307) | E£ 253 | + 1206% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €1,445 (E£ 29,898) | E£ 2,488 | + 1102% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €1,022 (E£ 21,162) | E£ 1,489 | + 1321% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €105 (E£ 2,176) | E£ 238 | + 814% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €20 (E£ 414) | E£ 397 | + 4% | |
40” flat screen TV | €514 (E£ 10,636) | E£ 6,060 | + 76% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €130 (E£ 2,684) | E£ 1,489 | + 80% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €8 (E£ 166) | E£ 60 | + 177% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €13 (E£ 270) | E£ 17 | + 1503% | |
Clothes | + 61% | |||
Clothes in Dublin (Ireland) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €89 (E£ 1,832) | E£ 735 | + 149% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €37 (E£ 763) | E£ 604 | + 26% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €96 (E£ 1,993) | E£ 1,448 | + 38% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €95 (E£ 1,962) | E£ 581 | + 238% | |
Transportation | + 281% | |||
Transportation in Dublin (Ireland) is 281% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €26,147 (E£ 541,145) | E£ 348,808 | + 55% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.32 (E£ 27) | E£ 3.19 | + 757% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €50 (E£ 1,035) | E£ 123 | + 744% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | €16 (E£ 333) | E£ 21 | + 1494% | |
Personal Care | + 443% | |||
Personal Care in Dublin (Ireland) is 443% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.44 (E£ 113) | E£ 24 | + 365% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €15 (E£ 314) | E£ 90 | + 249% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €58 (E£ 1,191) | E£ 98 | + 1114% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €5.03 (E£ 104) | E£ 30 | + 247% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.79 (E£ 78) | E£ 19 | + 315% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €5.27 (E£ 109) | E£ 23 | + 384% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.43 (E£ 50) | E£ 13 | + 299% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €3.11 (E£ 64) | E£ 12 | + 457% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €18 (E£ 365) | E£ 28 | + 1214% | |
Entertainment | + 237% | |||
Entertainment in Dublin (Ireland) is 237% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €42 (E£ 875) | E£ 119 | + 637% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €21 (E£ 428) | E£ 86 | + 398% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €78 (E£ 1,612) | E£ 266 | + 505% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €68 (E£ 1,414) | E£ 214 | + 561% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €11 (E£ 224) | E£ 52 | + 330% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.24 (E£ 67) | E£ 24 | + 181% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.00 (E£ 83) | E£ 19 | + 325% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €509 (E£ 10,542) | E£ 12,013 | - 12% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.15 (E£ 3.10) | E£ 0.23 | + 1232% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €46 (E£ 945) | E£ 433 | + 118% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €9 (E£ 184) | E£ 26 | + 611% | |
TOTAL | + 303% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 3,613 prices entered by 584 different people.
These prices were last updated on November 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Dublin (Ireland) is 303% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 52,450
(€2,534)
in Dublin
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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